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Menu Monday [and a different week in my kitchen]

I know I just told you that we're doing two week menu plans, but this week is a little different.  Several months ago we discovered water damage on our back deck and the part of the kitchen floor that connects to it. Water damage seems to be a theme in this house. This week we… Continue reading Menu Monday [and a different week in my kitchen]

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Menu Monday: Two Week Summer Meal Plan

This summer I've been shopping at Aldi every other week, so it helps to plan my menus in two week blocks. I don't always stick to the original plan but sketching out a basic two week menu helps me to make sure I'm buying enough food to last us both weeks. Our two favorite types… Continue reading Menu Monday: Two Week Summer Meal Plan

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Menu Monday: Delicious, Easy Summer Meals

Here's what we ate last week! Breakfast:  Deluxe Avocado Toast: Whole Wheat Bread, Avocado, Cherry Tomatoes & Crumbled Feta Fancy Peach Toast: Whole Wheat Bread, Goat Cheese with Honey, Sliced Peaches Cheerios & Peaches Lunch: Me: Leftovers! Paul: Hot Dogs, Chicken Nuggets Supper: Bacon Cheeseburger Calzones (I use regular refrigerated pizza dough) - once with… Continue reading Menu Monday: Delicious, Easy Summer Meals

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Planning For A Successful Two-Week Aldi Grocery Haul

I mentioned a couple weeks ago that I was working on a new grocery shopping strategy. Over the years I've learned that it's best for my sanity if I shop Aldi first thing in the morning, usually right after they open. The shelves are well stocked and store isn't as busy. This summer I've been… Continue reading Planning For A Successful Two-Week Aldi Grocery Haul

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Menu Monday + New Grocery Shopping Strategy

Here's what's on the menu this week! Breakfast:  Yogurt and Peanut Butter Granola (this recipe is so good!) Green Smoothies Cereal and Fruit Lunch: Me: Refrigerator Kale and Quinoa Salad Paul: Chicken Nuggets from Aldi Supper: Steak On The Grill/Mashed Potatoes/Caesar Salad Honey Dijon Garlic Chicken/Mac & Cheese/Southern Green Beans Spaghetti/Spinach Salad Chicken Quesadillas/Mexican Rice/Sauteed… Continue reading Menu Monday + New Grocery Shopping Strategy

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Menu Monday + New Recipes

Here's what we ate last week! Breakfast:  Banana Bread (we also eat this as a snack!) Avocado Toast Green Smoothies Lunch: Me: Easy Southwest Quinoa Salad (new recipe - so good!) Paul: Chicken Nuggets from Aldi Supper: Easter Leftovers Ground Turkey Taco Salads Italian Chicken Sausage with Cheese Tortellini & Pasta Sauce Burgers On The… Continue reading Menu Monday + New Recipes